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Business Studies A Level at New College Telford

Course description

The course suits you if you enjoy problem solving from a business perspective and have an interest in the global economy and the wider world of business and current affairs. Most units are examined through case studies, research tasks, and essays. Assessment is through formally set external exams.

Course content

You will learn about the range of activities involved in setting up a small business. You will look at enterprise and the role of the entrepreneur, how to protect business ideas, analyse the resources needed to set up a business and develop a business plan. You will examine the four functional areas of business: Finance, People, Marketing and Operations Management, and how a firm can successfully combine these areas to keep itself in business.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A* to C including Maths; English Language at grade B.

Future opportunities

Students who have previously studied Business Studies, often go on specialist business courses at university or joint degrees with other subjects such as Science and Languages. Students have pursued successful careers in Management, Marketing, IT and Finance.

Further information

This course can be combined with Maths, Economics, Law, IT/Computing, Travel and Tourism or Languages. Business Studies is also a broadening subject so could be combined with Humanities or Science subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Telford directly.

Last updated date: 12 December 2016
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Chris Wain
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01952 641892
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